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Room with a View of Daily Life in London
December 2, 2011
Room with a View of Daily Life in London

Travel means different things to different people and so it is true that accommodation can have a variety of meanings to the traveller. Accommodation can merely be a property to rest your head or it can be part of an entire experience. In some cases the accommodation is the destination and entire experience (such as […]

Street Art from London’s Brick Lane – iPhonography
November 29, 2011
Street Art from London’s Brick Lane – iPhonography

Perhaps best known for its cheap and cheerful curry houses, Brick Lane, in London’s East End, has become an extremely hot spot for the edgy and artistic crowd. Vintage clothing stores, chic boutiques and several of London’s best known night clubs dot the vibrant area. Aside from the great food I relished in during a […]

Travel Tips for Staying in London
June 29, 2011
Travel Tips for Staying in London

When backpacking through the UK, London is one of the main stopping points for most travellers; there’s so much to see and do in terms of art, historical sites, festivals, shopping etc. If you’re on a budget like most backpackers, it’s best to decide what part of London you plan on staying in ahead of […]

Explore London’s Rock Music History
March 22, 2011
Explore London’s Rock Music History

When it comes to the history of rock and roll, one could argue that London has more monumental rock and roll landmarks than anywhere else in the world. From famous clubs such as the Rainbow, Marquee and Roxy to the neighborhoods of Soho, Muswell Hill and Camden Town, London is a great place to catch […]

London’s Ornate Leadenhall Market
November 24, 2010
London’s Ornate Leadenhall Market

During a recent trip to London, I had the opportunity to learn more about the Leadenhall Market as part of a Context Travel walking tour. Our guide Caroline explained how Leadenhall Market, which stands on the site of a Roman forum, has been a food market since the Middle Ages. Extensively restored in 1991, Leadenhall […]

The Japan Centre – Seriously Cheap Eats in London
November 15, 2010
The Japan Centre – Seriously Cheap Eats in London

During a recent trip to London, Andy from the 501 Places travel blog, introduced a group of travel bloggers, including myself, to what just might be one of the best meal deals in all of London at the Japan Centre. Located at 14 – 16 Regent Street in London’s West End, the small store-front with […]

The Zetter – A Cool Foodie Hotel in London
November 12, 2010
The Zetter – A Cool Foodie Hotel in London

Located in the Clerkenwell area of London, just a short walk from the Farringdon tube stop, The Zetter is a hip, boutique hotel with an absolutely amazing restaurant. As I entered The Zetter, I immediately picked up a laid back vibe with its red lighting and comfortable lounge bar. As I was shown to my […]

Travel Photo – The London Eye
November 11, 2010
Travel Photo – The London Eye

The London Eye situated on the banks of the River Thames in London.

Follow Us as We Visit Britain
November 5, 2010
Follow Us as We Visit Britain

Beginning next Monday, you’ll be able to follow us as we visit Britain. During our stay, we’ll be tweeting from London about our adventures and the various goings on at the World Travel Market (WTM 2010), the premier global event for the travel industry. One of the highlights is sure to be our stay at […]

The Camden Town Markets
March 29, 2010
The Camden Town Markets

One of my favorite things to do while visiting London is to head over to the markets in Camden Town, one of the most visited tourist attractions in London. When I was much younger, I went to Camden Town for the rare CDs and the alternative clothing. Now it’s simply to explore the hundreds of […]

Best Value Hotels in London
January 1, 2010
Best Value Hotels in London

London is not necessarily known for being a city bursting with inexpensive accommodation. It is, however, a city famed for its rich history, charm and character. Fortunately, we have uncovered the top places to crash that offer both great value as well as charm in ideal locations throughout the bustling city.

The London Travel Card
February 3, 2009
The London Travel Card

Available through Rail Europe, The London Travel Card lets you hop on-and-off the Tube or bus whenever you like, without searching for tickets or fumbling for change. The London Travel Card gives you a choice of unlimited travel throughout all 6 zones or the 2 central zones on London’s buses and Tube. Choose a 1, […]